Investors should base trading decisions on long-term trends, not short-term fluctuations.
The battered electronics retailer attracts buyers after trading below net asset value.
Chasing strong returns in single stocks can often go awry. Spread out your risk using exchange-traded funds instead.
Stocks are lower but off earlier lows as investors digest a batch of mixed domestic economic data.
Speculators who took a chance on these low-dollar names last year did very, very well.
Stocks are lower after consumer confidence falls and a leading Democrat warns that there may not be enough time left to avoid a trip over the fiscal cliff.
Gifting stock you no longer want is a real win-win for the holidays.
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